City Council

The residents of the City of Bennettsville elect the Mayor and six members of the City Council. The Mayor is elected at large and each member of the Council is elected from one of the six districts and serves four staggered terms.

Responsibilities of the City Council include: adopting an annual budget, enacting ordinances and operating polices for the government, authorizing contracts, making citizen appointments to advisory boards and commissions and planning for future needs of the city. The council appoints the City Judge, City Attorney, and the City Administrator. The city operates under the guidelines of the Council form of government. The City Council supports the democratic government process and encourages citizen participation in City Council meetings and public hearings.

City Council meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm in the Municipal Building, City Council Chambers.  Agendas are available on our Council Meetings page.

Mayor

Heath Harpe
Post Office Box 1036
Bennettsville SC 29512
(843) 479-9001
Term: May 1, 2015 – January 2, 2020

District 1

Sandy Donaldson
308 Pinewood Street
Bennettsville SC 29512
(843) 479-8714 Home
(843) 479-0200 Work
Term: January 2, 2018 – January 1, 2022

District 2

Wilhelmina R. Pegues
116 Simmons Street
Bennettsville SC 29512
(843) 479-2157 Home
Term: May 1, 2015 – January 2, 2020

District 3

Allen Taylor
308 North Kinney Circle
Bennettsville SC 29512
(843) 439-0700
Term: January 2, 2018 – January 1, 2022

District 4

D. Jean Quick
709 Fayetteville Avenue
Bennettsville SC 29512
(843) 479-9573 Home
(843) 479-6561 Work
Term: May 1, 2015 – January 2, 2020

District 5

Tyron Abraham
444 Highway 15-401 By-Pass West
Bennettsville SC 29512
(843) 439-1126
Term: January 2, 2018 – January 1, 2022

District 6

Bernice Johnson
1208 West Main Street
P.O. Box 1002
Bennettsville SC 29512
(843) 479-0210
Term: May 1, 2015 – January 2, 2020